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TechValidate Research on VersionOne

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792 Customers Surveyed

5,976 Data Points Collected

197 Published TechFacts

27 Published Charts

27 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: ‘VersionOne Is Better Than Rally’

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on a June 2013 survey of VersionOne customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We are expecting to achieve more organized and efficient software development processes with VersionOne. We selected it over Rally because it was a better solution.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges by implementing VersionOne:
    • A lack of visibility into project plans and progress
    • A lack of communication and collaboration between teams
    • Error prone and time consuming project tracking
    • Difficulties collecting and sharing up-to-date, accurate information on project status
    • Difficulties managing multiple projects and teams
    • A lack of agile process consistency across projects

Use Case

  • Has practiced agile for 2-5 years.
  • Uses VersionOne across the entire software development organization.

Results

  • Was influenced to consider VersionOne by the following:
    • An online search
  • Purchased VersionOne over the following agile project management tools:
    • Rally
  • Participated in a trial evaluation prior to selecting VersionOne and is satisfied with the following aspects:
    • Overall trial experience: satisfied
    • Ease of set up and use : very satisfied
    • Guidance received while getting started: satisfied
    • Help received: satisfied
  • Rated experience with the people at VersionOne during the selection process:
    • Friendliness: satisfied
    • Helpfulness: satisfied
    • Responsiveness: satisfied
    • Knowledge: satisfied

How VersionOne Helps Development Directors

A Development Director at a large enterprise aerospace & defense company has seen the following benefits since using VersionOne:

  • Improved visibility into project plans and progress
  • Improved team collaboration and communication
  • Increased efficiency from a centralized management system
  • Increased productivity through better project coordination
  • Improved project planning and scheduling predictability
  • Enhanced ability to manage changing priorities and plans
  • Improved alignment between business goals and software delivery
  • Accelerated agile process consistency across teams
  • Simplified scaling of agile

This has resulted in greater than 60% improvement in the organization’s ability to deliver projects on-time and within budget.

“VersionOne has allowed us to identify and concentrate on the areas where it’s needed most. This in itself has been a key enabler to on-time deliveries and increased customer satisfaction.”

Improvements Achieved with VersionOne

Customers rate the overall improvements that they’ve seen since using VersionOne:

S Significant Improvement S Considerable Improvement S Some Improvement S Minimal Improvement

Project Visibility
Team Collaboration
Planning Predictability
Business Alignment
Software Quality

VersionOne Helps Us Meet Business Objectives

VersionOne is intuitive to use, easy to get teams up and running out of the box, and provides an amazing amount of data to the leadership to steer the program to meet business objectives.

Robin Yeman, Agile Champion, Lockheed Martin

Case Study: Large Enterprise Insurance Company Improves Project Delivery

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise insurance company is based on a April 2013 survey of VersionOne customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“VersionOne has enabled us to get our teams excited about moving to agile. The tool is incredibly intuitive and easy to use, and there is a very low barrier to entry. "

Challenges

  • Looked to address the following challenges by implementing VersionOne:
    • A lack of visibility into project plans and progress
    • A lack of communication and collaboration between teams
    • A lack of single, centralized repository for all project-related information
    • Error prone and time consuming project tracking
    • Difficulties collecting and sharing up-to-date, accurate information on project status
    • Difficulties managing multiple projects and teams
    • A lack of agile process consistency across projects
    • Difficulties scaling agile across the organization
    • Difficulties tracking high-level strategy and features to stories, tasks and tests

Use Case

  • Has > 1000 employees who use VersionOne.

Results

  • Improved ability to deliver projects on-time and within budget by > 60% since implementing VersionOne.
  • Achieved the following benefit(s) from implementing VersionOne:
    • Improved visibility into project plans and progress
    • Improved team collaboration and communication
    • Increased efficiency from a centralized management system
    • Improved project planning and scheduling predictability
    • Enhanced ability to manage changing priorities and plans
    • Improved alignment between business goals and software delivery
    • Accelerated agile process consistency across teams
    • Simplified scaling of agile
  • Saw significant improvement in the following areas since using VersionOne:
    • Project visibility
    • Team collaboration
    • Planning predictability
  • Realized significant productivity improvements in the following areas since using VersionOne:
    • Planning and prioritization
    • Tracking work status
    • Progress reporting
    • Managing changing priorities
    • Decision-making

Scaling Agile Across the Organization

VersionOne is being used to successfully manage agile initiatives from single teams to entire software development organizations

Across our entire software development organization: 35%
Across my division/business unit/department: 28%
Several agile teams throughout our organization: 24%
Single agile team within our organization: 10%
Other: 2%


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About VersionOne

VersionOne is an all-in-one agile management tool built from the ground up to support agile software development methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP and Hybrid.

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